that likes the ball. >> reporter: to keep from getting fatigued, taylor would save his energy by not playing defense. watch this possession where taylor stops at half-court as his teammates do the work. when his team gets the rebound, he's already strategizing his next shot. some say this milestone doesn't deserve to get celebrated because taylor and the team weren't playing to win. they were playing for the record. >> this is a historic moment. >> reporter: no matter the motive or how he or they did it, a player scoring 138 points is 1 for the record books. darren rovell, abc news. >> it's an amazing feat. >> yeah. >>> that's what's making news in america this morning. >> stay with us for "good morning america." have a great thanksgiving, everybody. go get that bird.